" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Groundhog Day 2013: Will 'Punxsutawney Phil' See His Shadow?
</a>ABC NewsPunxsutawney, the Pennsylvania town that is home to one of the most famous weather-predicting groundhogs, Punxsutawney Phil, has been carrying on the tradition of Groundhog Day since the 1800s, according to The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club.
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</a>The GuardianPunxsutawney Phil was made famous to the outside world via the classic comedy movie Groundhog Day in which a jaded newsman played by Bill Murray is trapped to repeat the same 24 hours over and over again after being forced to cover the event.
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</a>New York TimesAs Ed Koch matter-of-factly uttered those words, early in the movie, the audience, full of former staff aides, political loyalists and New York movers-and-shakers, chuckled knowingly. Throughout his political life, Koch's ego had never been far from ...
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</a>New York Daily NewsClinton is a longtime friend of the three-term mayor, according to Koch's spokesman, George Arzt. PHOTOS: REMEMBERING FORMER NYC MAYOR ED KOCH. The public service will be held at Temple Emanu-El at Fifth Ave. and E. 65th St. Clinton will cut ...
" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">'Warm Bodies' earns lively $8.1 mil
</a>VarietyMuch like Universal's success with scarer "Mama," "Warm Bodies'" PG-13 rating is likely working in its favor this frame as many new releases for the last two months have been R rated. "Mama," in its third week in release, only dropped to fourth place ...
" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Box Office Report: 'Warm Bodies' Tops Friday With $8.1 Mil; Stallone's 'Bullet ...
</a>Hollywood ReporterA supernatural twist on Romeo and Juliet, Warm Bodies stars Nicholas Hoult as a zombie who rescues a girl (Teresa Palmer) from imminent death at the hands of his fellow undead. An unlikely romance develops, setting off an unforeseen chain of events.
" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sony likely to unveil PlayStation 4 on Feb. 20
</a>New York Daily NewsSony is poised to unveil the next PlayStation in New York City on Feb. 20. The Japanese electronics giant invited journalists to an evening press event. The company has not said what it plans to show off, but signs indicate that it'll be the PlayStation 4.
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February 1 in history:
- 1979: The Ayatollah Khomeini returned to Iran from exile in France, receiving a tumultuous welcome.
- 1963: The Communications Satellite Corporation (Comsat) was incorporated as a private U.S. company to establish, working with the telecommunications administrations of other countries, a commercial communications satellite system.
- 1960: Four African American students staged a sit-in at a whites-only Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina; by February 5, 300 students were participating, and a movement of sit-ins at public segregrated facilities was launched across the South.
- 1944: During World War II, after an effective preliminary bombardment, the first of 40,000 U.S. troops landed on the Marshall Island atoll of Kwajalein; within a week the atoll had been taken from the Japanese.
- 1896: La Bohème, the most enduringly popular of Giacomo Puccini's many operas, was first performed, at the Teatro Regio (Turin), under Arturo Toscanini.